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Mnemonics on nutrition

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These are some mnemonics I made on nutrition which is a part of my Preventive & Social Medicine (also
known as Community Medicine).
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Deficiency of vitamin B1:
Thiamine deficiency causes Ber1 Ber1 (B1).
Deficiency of vitamin B2:
"A2 B2 C2"
A2 - 2 ATPs (FAD and FMN are derived from riboFlavin)
B2 - Vitamin B2
C2 - Cheilosis, Corneal vascularization
Let’s call it ri-two-bo-flavin!
Deficiency of vitamin B3:
"B3 causes D3"
You can also remember the three vowels in nIAcIn, so it's vitamin B three.
Dermatitis, Dementia, Death.
Random fact: P3llagra also tends to occur in areas where people eat maize (or corn, the only grain low in
digestible niacin) as a staple food.
Mnemonic: Corny people can't be nice. (Corn can't have niacin)
"Have a nice trip to serotonin land"
Tryptophan is needed to make Niacin, Serotonin and Melatonin (Seratonin rhymes with Melatonin).
"Please catch the tyre"
Tyrosine is created from Phenylalanine which is required for the synthesis of catecholamines.
Protein deficiency diseases: Kwashiorkor & Marasmus mnemonic.
Kwashiorkor has a lot of O’s
O is a fat alphabet.
That should remind you of fatty liver.
No proteins to send lipids out of liver.
Kwashy is squashy for the edema associated with Kwashiorkor
Only protein deficient.
Marasmus has a lot of A’s
A is for appetite.
Ready to eat - which should tell you calories and proteins are deficient in Marasmus.
Dietary sources of essential fatty acids:
"Flowers and nuts contain linoleic acid.
GreeNs and beaNs have an extra N for linolenic acid."
Sources of linoleic acid are -

Sources of linolenic acid are Greens: Green leafy vegetables Beans: Soyabean oil. you probably have to resort to google every time you come across the B vitamins. coconut. wheat) are deficient in Lysine & Threonine. come!” These: Thiamine = B1 Ribs: Riboflavin = B2 Need: Niacin = B3 Paprika: Pantothenic acid = B5 Pyle: Pyridoxine = B6 Boy: Biotin = B7 Faster: Folate = B9 Come: Cobalamine = B12 ———————————————————————————————————— To those in Quebec. Faster. Since B12 is found in meat products. I finally got fed up enough to make a memory aid for the purpose of remembering which B vitamin is which. in ascending order. I read online that three aminoacids are particularly low . Exam question: Olive oil is rich in Oleic acid. Mnemonic: PM Exam question: I was asked which aminoacids are limiting in groundnuts in my practical exam. I hope you had a wonderful St.Lysine. sunflower oil Nuts: Groundnut. I remember the word "CuLT" for this Random fact: Significant proportions of lysine are found in soyabeans. I was asked this in a viva. I don't have a mnemonic but make sure you remember this! B vitamins posted in Uncategorized If you are like me.Flowers: Safflower oil. Threonine and Methionine. Pile it on boy. Limiting aminoacids: Cereal proteins (corn. Pulse proteins are deficient in Methionine. the mnemonic tells the story of a chef ordering his sous-chef around over a plate of ribs. Jean! . :) “These ribs need paprika..

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